(London) May 9, 2013 - Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ (SLH) is reporting strong first quarter results for the year, maintaining its robust steady business growth for 2013. Following the best year in SLH's 21-year history in 2012, the brand has reported a year-on-year 6% increase in room nights booked and has added nearly 20 properties around the globe to its extensive portfolio.
The Queen Mary II called on Abu Dhabi for the first time in March. Dubai is moving again at warp speed to entice and enthrall travelers with new hotels and experiences. Other ports in the Middle East are a little iffy at this time and pirates are still trolling the Horn of Africa. So am I really advocating cruising in the Arabian Gulf?
These tips are from Jose Pauco, Head Concierge at the luxury Milestone Hotel and a member of the Golden Keys. As well as being a 5 star hotel concierge, Jose is also a proud Londoner who writes his own newsletter about things to do in the city which he circulates to friends and guests. Here are some of his favourite tips:
Paradizo Exclusive Travel is proud to announce the launch of “Paradizo Private Collection”, the first luxury Destination Club of its kind in Europe, especially designed for European and Russian savvy travellers who demand the best for their vacations and short breaks.
Home of the most creative and innovative watchmakers at Baselworld 2013 were not only housed inside of Hall 1, where the most renowned global watch brands resided. They were located throughout the multi-building Basel fairgrounds (Messe Basel) in the form of small, independent firms who often use cutting edge technology and design to create their timepieces. You just had to know where to look.
Now a year after Kitchen 1540 restaurant’s Executive Chef, Scott Thomas Dolbee, debuted a new seasonal menu featuring American cuisine he describes as “playful, whimsical and modern,” the effort is a resounding success. This as the award-winning restaurant—a landmark inside the picturesque L’Auberge Del Mar hotel—continues to garner industry acclaim and patron accolades.